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Petco Company is an American chain of retail pet stores. It was founded by David Ivey, Jim McKay, and Tom McWilliam in 1965. There are large corporate offices located in San Diego, California with the main distribution center located in Louisville, Kentucky. As of 2017 Petco became a subsidiary of CVC Capital Partners and now has 2,500+ locations all over the world selling pet-related products for dogs, cats, fish, reptiles, birds and other domesticated animals.
To expand their business further they have purchased smaller stores like Unleashed by Petco which sells trendy items to attract younger customers as well as other specialized facilities like Pooch Hotel (boarding services), Doggie Day Camp (day care facilities), Pooch Mobile (pet grooming) and Auto Pet care (located at select Auto Zone locations).